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T. C. Christensen papers

Identifier: MSS 9039

Scope and Contents

Contains shooting scripts, reel-to-reel tapes, VHS tapes, and DVDs of T. C. Christensen's various films and projects including, "Only a Stonecutter," "17 Miracles," and "Ephraim's Rescue." Films and projects were produced mainly in Utah and relate especially to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its history. Dated 1975-2013.


  • 1975-2013


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the T.C. Christensen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

T.C. Christensen (born 1953) is a Mormon filmmaker in Utah.

He was born in 1953 and grew up in Layton, Utah. He studied filmmaking at Brigham Young University and at the University of Utah. He has made many films about the prophet Joseph Smith and has made many other films associated with Mormonism and the West.


2 cartons (2 linear ft)

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Materials are arranged in series according to the different projects T.C. Christensen worked on.

Custodial History

T.C. Christensen produced and collected these materials during his work on the movies, and donated them to L. Tom Perry Special Collections in August 2017.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; T.C. Christensen; August 2017.


LDS cultural, including popular culture; LDS family; social; intellectual; and religious history (21st Century Manuscripts collection development policy, V.b.v.1, 2016)

Processing Information

Processed; Maddi Stanley, student manuscript processor; October 2017. Revised; Nathanael Burroughs, Manuscript Processing Specialist; March 2019.

Register of T. C. Christensen papers
Maddi Stanley
25 October 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States